Directed by Agnieszka Holland. Originally a three-part miniseries made for HBO Europe, the sensational new movie from the internationally acclaimed Polish director of Europa, Europa and The Secret Garden charts the dramatic events that ensued when Prague student Jan Palach set himself on fire in 1969 to protest the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. “A deluxe multi-character drama that blends real history with semi-fictionalized spy thriller and soap opera elements.” –Hollywood Reporter. Cleveland premiere.
Czech Republic, 2013, subtitles, color, Blu-ray, 234 min.
Special admission $12; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, students $10; no vouchers or passes.